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Over 600,000 internally displaced in CAR as renewed fighting continues

Medical relief organisation Doctors Without Borders is currently providing services in some of the country's war-ridden communities.

Around 7,000 people are seeking refuge at the local Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in the Central African Republic capital city of Bangui. Picture: Kevin Brandt/EWN.

BANGUI - Over 600,000 people have been internally displaced in the Central African Republic.

Since May, renewed fighting between opposition rebel groups has caused thousands more to flee to neighbouring countries like the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Medical relief organisation Doctors Without Borders is currently providing services in some of the country's war-ridden communities.

Eyewitness News visited a Doctors Without Borders site in the capital city, Bangui, which manages relief efforts in Batangafo, Kabu and Alindao.

Alindao, Bria and Bangassou are some of the towns which have experienced intense civilian displacements.

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